Pharmaceuticals

Stay Alert for Systemic Med Surprises

Many ocular adverse effects may be hiding inside your patient’s pill bottle. Here’s a new way to think about them.
05/15/2021

Using Antibiotics in Anterior Segment Care

Bacterial ocular and periocular infections are common in adults and children, but choosing an effective treatment strategy relies on more than an accurate clinical diagnosis.
05/15/2021

Managing Miotics and Mydriatics

Take a closer look at old, new and future uses of these drugs.
05/15/2021

Red Eye Remedies: New and Tried-and-True

Eye care providers already have a robust arsenal to help their patients combat this common ocular complaint. Here are the latest additions.
11/15/2020

Antibiotics in Eye Care: A Balancing Act

Here’s what you need to consider when weighing the benefits versus the risks in the era of resistance.
10/15/2020

Statins and the Eye: What You Might Not Know

These lipid-altering drugs are changing lives for the better, but the optometrist is responsible for monitoring their many impacts—good and bad—on ocular health.
05/15/2020

The Do's & Don'ts of Oral Medication

Understanding when and how to prescribe oral medications will help optometrists provide optimal patient care.
03/15/2020

Modifying Your Glaucoma Regimen: When, Why and How

Managing this disease requires careful consideration of myriad factors. Here’s how you can structure your approach.
03/15/2020

Steroid Wars: New Drugs Challenge Old Habits

Here’s how novel delivery systems and updated formulations may one day overcome the current challenges inherent in topical steroid prescribing.
03/15/2020

Developing a Pain Pill Protocol in Optometry

Now that ODs in most states can prescribe them, learning the nuances of this class of drugs is a must.
09/15/2019

Upcoming Events

December 10-11, 2021

Optometric Glaucoma Symposium Winter Conference
Location: Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
Program Co-chairs: Murray Fingeret, OD, FAAO and Robert N. Weinreb, MD
Up to 12 LIVE COPE Credits

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December 11, 2021

Early Detection, Monitoring and Timely Referral
Location: Hyatt Regency Newport Beach Patio Room
Speakers: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO, and Nathan C. Steinle, MD
Dinner/Presentation 6:00–7:00pm EST

Sponsored by Regeneron

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December 11-12, 2021

Retina Update 2021
Location: Hyatt Regency Newport Beach
Program Chairs: Mohammad Rafieetary, OD, FAAO; Steven Ferrucci, OD, FAAO
Up to 11 Live COPE credits

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